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  1. Home Audio Speakers
    Well...he replied to an ad I posted asking about AV123 Rockets so that puts me on a disadvantage I guess since I was the one looking to buy but we are both stuck not willing to bring up any pricing so far. I am mostly interested in the 760s as I have 760s fronts already. He is also interested in...
  2. REW Forum
    Hi all!:wave: I'm glad to be here and I'm reading and learning a lot. I have downloaded John M.'s REW and its manual and I've read it in order to manage to improve my HT sound. Thanks a lot for your great program JohnM!!:clap::clap::clap::clap: I'm using a basic RS SPL meter Model 33-2050 and a...
  3. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    The spec sheet for the meter shows +/-2dB accuracy. Is that correct? That doesn't seem great. I don't see a mention of a cal file or curve. Thanks.
  4. Headphones | Head Gear
    I am thinking of getting the Sennheiser RS 180 Digital Wireless Headphones. Anybody here have them or has anyone know of someone who has them? Want to know if folks are happy with them or not.
  5. Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hello guy's, I have to get rid of my infinity's they are too big with the subwoofer and all. And I want surround so I need bookshelves to accommodate the quality of the infinity for around $200 a pair. Is this a valid option? I have a plan to build 2 pairs myself with the rs 225-8 from Dayton +...
  6. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I was looking for the table on the download page but got "no results for my search". Can anyone help? Supposedly (from reading a post here) the table here is supposed to be more accurate (relatively speaking) than those found elsewhere. Thanks!
  7. REW Forum
    I have a small home recording studio, and I have a couple of newbie questions about using REW with a RS SPL meter. I have a newer Radio Shack 2055 digital meter. It's the newer grey model with a rubberized grip and a windscreen. I can't post a link, but a quick search on the Radio Shack website...
  8. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi all, If anyone is familiar with these your input would be appreciated. I have a newer RS digital spl meter which states the model is simply "digital 2055." This is obviously different from the RS digital spl 33-2055 which has its own cal file on this site. My question is, can I use the...
  9. REW Forum
    Hello all, noob ? here I would like to use the Radio Shack SPL meter # 33-4050 "newer" analog [circa 2007] & Owners Man. - this has a RCA (phono) output to measure the impedance of a raw driver , then FR of a build , etc with a laptop model DELL iinspiron 1520 - that has a built - in 1/8" mic...
  10. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm getting back into REW after quite some time not fiddling with my system. The no of mics available seems to have exploded somewhat in the intervening time so I'm left wondering whether the RS meter can still be considered "good enough" for home use? i.e. subwoofer eq (currently BFD but likely...
  11. REW Forum
    Hi, Audyssey seems to set my sub (JTR Cap S2) 6-10 dbs lower than the rest of the speakers (JTR Quintuple LCRs, Def Tech BPVX surrounds, Def Tech SM 450 Front Heights). Over the weekend I am planning to use REW to analyze and manually level match them (and also try pre-setting the sub to 75 db...
  12. DIY Speakers
    I am looking to build one of the speaker systems in the header. I would like to get some feedback from any of you on the forum that have experienced either of these. Also any links you may know of would be greatly appreciated.
  13. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hey guys, The old RS Analog SPL meter is acting up and I need to replace it for just basic level matching. I already own a Dayton mic etc for full REW measurements etc. I know the Galaxy 140 gets mentioned a lot but its over $100. anything a bit cheaper that fits the bill? Thanks, Brandon
  14. REW Forum
    Hello, I'm new to the group, just getting REW set-up on my laptop, am going to use the old model RS sound meter, Model 33-2050. I'm mostly concerned with the lower frequencies, out of curiosity I opened the cal file using wordpad, I saw the value for 20hz was - 17.04, 16hz was - 20.63, both...
  15. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi, The only sound level meter that I see on the Radio Shack site is #33-099. Will this work with REW or would I be better off finding one of the meters shown in the help file (33-2050, 33-4050, 33-2055)? Thanks, Steve
  16. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Can I use my RS SPL meter as a microphone with the TASCAM external soundcard? I eventually intend to purchase a calibrated EMM6 microphone, but I wanted to start doing measurements with my trusty SPL meter first. I'm mostly interested in optimizing my subwoofer placement, so I don't yet need...
  17. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hello, I’ve read the bfd guides and tried to set up the DSP1124. Everything works fine, but I have one “problem”. The radioshack analog SPL delivers a response at 114dB. But it is not really 114dB – the noise is to low. The REW use correction with over 30dB for all filters and I have to set the...
  18. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Anyone experienced a successful repair of RS SPL 33-2050 (It's a TRUE Realistic RS model)? Here's the tests I have done: - Battery check functions as normal. - Slow/Fast response function works as indicated by the battery test. - Disassembled meter and cleaned all solder points (they weren't...
  19. REW Forum
    Looking at the Apple website, my Macbook Pro can take a line level input through the line-in input. Has anyone had any luck plugging a Radio Shack meter directly into this input without using an external sound card? I don't have the money for a nice condensor mic and a phantom power sound card...
  20. REW Forum
    I'm currently using the RS 33-2055 SPL meter for purpose of ETC measurements for room treatments. As noted on the forum, this meter is not accurate much past 3KHz. My question is this, if I'm doing FR sweeps for ETC, will the lack of accuracy of this meter possibly introduce artifacts in the...
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